Oregon timber company paying $130K for air violations

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Friday, March 29, 2013

An Oregon timber company is paying $130,925 to a wood stove replacement program as part of a settlement about air pollution violations alleged by Montana regulators.

 

Farmers plan record corn acreage

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Friday, March 29, 2013

Farmers will plant 97.3 million acres of corn this year, the most since 1936.

 

Oregon's personal income growth in top 10 in U.S.

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Thursday, March 28, 2013

Oregon's personal income growth was among the top 10 in the U.S. in 2012, according to data released by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis.

 

NuScale Power seeks federal funds

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Thursday, March 28, 2013

Corvallis-based NuScale Power is seeking private investment and public financing as it tries to win regulatory approval for its small modular nuclear reactor technology.

 

Oregon lottery bill spotlights gambling secret

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Thursday, March 28, 2013

Hundreds of Oregon bars and cafes survive via gambling profits, despite state constitutional ban on non-tribal casinos.

 

GMO bills unwise, professor says

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Thursday, March 28, 2013

The Oregon House is considering three bills that intend to regulate biotech crops.

 

EnerG2 unveils new nano-structured materials

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Thursday, March 28, 2013

EnerG2 unveiled its newest line of nano-structured materials made at its Albany plant that are intended to boost Lithium-ion batteries' capacity by 50%.

 
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